9 episodes

Podcast by The Hearing Review

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Podcast by The Hearing Review

    Stephanie Czuhajewski on What Keeps Younger People from Seeking Hearing Care

    Stephanie Czuhajewski on What Keeps Younger People from Seeking Hearing Care

    In this episode of the Hearing Horizons podcast, The Hearing Review Chief Editor Melanie Hamilton-Basich is joined by Stephanie Czuhajewski, MPH, executive director of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, who shares her thoughts on the results of the new Synchrony “Hearing Health & Loss Prevention” study focused on what consumers ages 18-55 think about hearing loss and hearing care. They discuss the different reasons why more younger people don’t seek out hearing care and how audiologists and other HCPs could use insights from the study to better understand and help patients. 

    • 12 min
    Duncan Floyd on Masking—The Optimized Method

    Duncan Floyd on Masking—The Optimized Method

    In this episode of the Hearing Horizons podcast, The Hearing Review’s Chief Editor Melanie Hamilton-Basich is joined by audiologist and author Duncan Floyd to talk about why the Optimized Method of masking can be so helpful in audiometry. They discuss what the method is, when to use it, and why he thinks more hearing care professionals should make use of it in their practice. 
     
    Duncan Floyd, MSc AuD, Reg. Audiologist, has been an audiologist for almost 30 years and has practiced in Canada, China, and the USA. He has clinical experience with both pediatric and adult caseloads and has worked in an ENT environment for over 20 years. For over a decade, Duncan was the clinical coordinator for audiology and a lecturer at Dalhousie University’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders in his home province of Nova Scotia, Canada. He currently works in Halifax, Nova Scotia in an ENT clinic, is an adjunct professor at Dalhousie teaching acoustic immittance measures, and is co-owner of Accessible Hearing Solutions. He is author of The Masking Handbook (for Audiometry). 

    • 31 min
    Hearing Care Veteran Talks Industry Innovations & Changes

    Hearing Care Veteran Talks Industry Innovations & Changes

    In this episode of the Hearing Horizons podcast, The Hearing Review Chief Editor Melanie Hamilton-Basich is joined by industry veteran Michael Andreozzi, BS, BC-HIS, of Beltone, to talk about his perspective on the hearing industry’s past, present, and future based on his involvement over the last four decades. They discuss his experience as an advocate for hearing healthcare and a mentor to hearing aid specialists as well as what he considers the biggest changes in hearing care. 

    • 26 min
    How Tinnitus Symptoms in Musicians Vary by Age

    How Tinnitus Symptoms in Musicians Vary by Age

    In the latest edition of the Hearing Horizon’s podcast, Andy Lundin, associate editor of The Hearing Review, interviews Marshall Chasin, AuD, director of auditory research at the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada, adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, and adjunct associate professor at Western University. They discussed the nuances of tinnitus for musicians in differing age demographics, including the differences in treatment, how stress impacts the condition, and solutions to relieve or prevent tinnitus symptoms.

    • 20 min
    Why General Chips Are the Next Big Leap in Hearing Device Technology

    Why General Chips Are the Next Big Leap in Hearing Device Technology

    In this podcast, I will be speaking with Ben Sun, CEO and founder of Orka. He was a former hardware engineer at Apple. He left life in the big tech to design and launch a hearing aid product called Orka One. Ben will be speaking with us about the role of a chip inside a hearing aid and how technology innovates the hearing aid performance and enhances the user experience.

    • 17 min
    Update from Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Executive Director Barbara Kelley

    Update from Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Executive Director Barbara Kelley

    The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)—the largest US advocacy group for people with hearing loss—has been busy working with the FDA, FTC, FCC, HHS, NIDCD, CTA, and the various professional and industry groups in hearing healthcare on virtually everything related to hearing and access issues. In this 26-minute podcast, HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley talks with Hearing Review Editor Karl Strom about: •HLAA’s plans for its upcoming convention on June 23-25, •Thoughts and concerns about the FDA’s proposed rules for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids,•The possibility of Medicare coverage for hearing aids and related services in the near future, •How diversity, equity, and inclusion in hearing healthcare might be improved and expanded, and •Information about the early-2022 website launch from the Industry-Consumer Alliance for Accessible Technology (ICAAT)—a collaboration between HLAA, Gallaudet University and the American Institutes for Research—that brings together technology developers with consumers who have hearing loss to create and inspire more accessible, innovative and responsive technologies.

    • 26 min

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